Sally Webb of The Special Event Company Joins The Who’s Roger Daltrey to Establish Teen Cancer America

Organization Serving Teenagers and Young Adults Living with Cancer to Benefit from CEO’s Leadership

Research Triangle Park, NC, August 02, 2013 --( Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company (, a strategic event and meeting management company, has been named to the Board of Directors for Teen Cancer America (TCA), a registered non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer. TCA partners with hospitals to create youth-oriented centers for teenagers and young adults who are receiving cancer treatment.

The Who is the driving force behind Teen Cancer America. After over a decade working with Teenage Cancer Trust in the UK, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend decided to bring their passion across the pond and make a difference in the lives of teens and young adults with cancer in the United States. As supporter of Teenage Cancer Trust in the U.K., Webb will serve an integral role in guiding the charity and supporting adolescent and young adult national cancer awareness and education.

Through a strong commitment to TCA, Webb aims to serve on the board with a mission of improving the quality of life for patients through treatment facilities, developing support programs, and raising awareness during treatment and beyond.

“Having worked closely with Teenage Cancer Trust in the U.K., I have seen firsthand the dramatic difference the organization makes in both the quality of life and survival rates of the teenagers and young adults in our units,” said Webb. “I am delighted to join the board in the U.S. to support this very important work.”

About The Special Event Company:
The Special Event Company is a strategic event and meeting management company based in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Founded in 1986 in London, England, and operating in the United States since 1999, the company opened its U.S. headquarters in the Triangle in 2005. TSEC has won or been nominated for more than 30 international awards, including 12 for Triangle-based events. The company maintains a prestigious local client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of event production, logistic management, and marketing through its group of companies. For more information, please visit

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